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Sixt Car Rental Services in Thailand

With branch locations in Bangkok, Udon Thani, Hat Yai and other popular cities, SIXT makes it easy to rent a car in Thailand. We offer a large variety of top quality rental cars to accommodate a variety of mobility needs, including efficient and affordable compact cars, convertibles and SUVs - many with automatic transmission versions bookable too. Choose from our array of branches and book online for an easy, reliable and high quality car rental experience in Thailand.

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Rent a Car in Thailand with Sixt

At Sixt, our fleet offers a large selection and wide array of car categories so you can find the perfect model for your travel. We offer affordable rates on leading brand compact cars and sedans, SUVs, sports cars, convertibles and more. To ensure the safety of your rental vehicle in Thailand, Sixt rigorously follows standardized international regulations regarding the age and quality of our vehicles. Any of our car rental deals in Thailand can be customized according to your requirements. There are numerous add-ons which can be included as you book online. Extras like additional drivers, navigation systems, coverage protections and child seats can help secure you an optimal drive.

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Driving Tips

National highways connect regions, provinces, and districts and generally are very well-maintained. However, local roads are often filled with unpredictable traffic patterns and motorists so keep a watchful eye on your surroundings and other motorists. If your rent a car Thailand is damaged at all during your trip, you will be responsible for the cost of all repairs. As such, it is recommended to avoid unpaved or unofficial roadways.

Car rental in Thailand driving tips

  • Driving is on left hand side of the road, like in Britain.
  • Speed limits are posted in kilometers per hour.
  • It is very difficult to find parking spaces in large Thai cities. Fortunately, most parking signs are in English.
  • Motorcycles are a common form of transportation for locals. Be aware that they may zip in front of you and cross between cars at a moment's notice.
  • Locals often honk their horns when passing shrines or religious areas.
  • The right-of-way is often given to the largest vehicles.
  • Motorways/express ways connect areas directly in the vicinity of Bangkok, such roads are very congested and require tolls. Be sure to have smaller denominations on hand or pay tolls with M-Pass, an electronic payment system.

Traffic rules and regulations

  • The legal blood-alcohol limit for drivers who have had their license for over 5 years is 0.5 grams per liter of blood.
  • Drivers and front seat passengers are required to wear seat belts.
  • The speed limit on highways is 120 km/h, while towns and cities adhere to a 60 km/h limit.
  • It is illegal to use your mobile phone when driving.
  • It is illegal to park beside red, yellow or a white painted curbs.
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Places of Interest

Top 4 architectural sights

  • Wat Phra Kaew, Bangkok
  • The Great Buddha of Thailand/The Big Buddha, Ang Thong
  • Phimai Historical Park
  • Old Town Chiang Mai

Bangkok's Wat Phra Kaew, or the Temple of the Emerald Buddha, is known as the most sacred temple in all of Thailand. The Great Buddha of Thailand is regarded as the ninth wonder of the world and is the tallest statue in the country. The Phimai Historical Park houses one of the most sacred temples in Thailand and boasts classic Khmer architecture. The Old Town of Chiang Mai is a completely walled in city with markets, hotels and temples to explore.

Top 4 natural sights

  • Thi Lo Su waterfall, Umphang
  • Nam Nao National Park, Chaiyaphum
  • Ko Samui
  • Limestone landscape, Krabi

Umphang's Thi Lo Su Waterfall, located in the Umphang Wildlife Sanctuary, is the largest waterfall in Thailand. Nam Nao National Park is a pristine forest with over 100 species of birds and beautifully preserved jungles and grasslands. The island of Ko Samui produces lush rainforests and sandy beaches, and is perfect for a spa day or a relaxing dip in the Gulf of Thailand. Krabi's limestone landscape consists of breathtaking views, famous cave systems and underground streams.

Why rent with Sixt?

Why rent with Sixt?
  • New cars - on average 3 months old
  • Premium fleet of german cars
  • Car rental made quick and easy
  • Unlimited miles on standard vehicles
  • Free cancellation when you pay on arrival
  • Friendly 24/7 customer service

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